Maqai Beach Eco Resort

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Maqai Beach Eco Resort

2.0 star property
Beachfront hotel in Qamea Island with restaurant, bar/lounge

8.9/10 Superb

13 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Internet access
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa
Qamea, Taveuni, Northern Islands, Qamea Island
Main amenities
  • 10 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Fitness centre
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Spa services
  • In-room childcare
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Furnished balcony
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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About this area

Getting around

  • Taveuni (TVU-Matei) - 10.2 miles/16.5 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Maqai Beach Eco Resort

Maqai Beach Eco Resort offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for FJD 80 per person one-way. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe. A bar/lounge and a fitness centre are other highlights, and rooms offer furnished balconies and room service.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 10:00 AM until 11:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via boat and shuttle to the property; guests must contact the property at least 24 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas*


  • No on-site parking


  • Airport shuttle from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Taking the kids

  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • A private beach
  • Pilates classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Volleyball
  • Ecotours
  • Kayaking
  • Boat tours
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Fishing
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach umbrellas


  • 11 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2009
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa services

Languages spoken

  • English

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Towels


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include massages.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in public areas for FJD 15.00 for 30 minutes (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of FJD 80 per person (one-way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 5 per cent

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 4 and 14 costs FJD 45.00 (one-way)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Maqai Beach Eco Resort Qamea Island
Maqai Beach Eco Resort
Maqai Beach Eco Qamea Island
Maqai Beach Eco
Maqai Beach Hotel Qamea Island
Maqai Beach Eco Resort Hotel
Maqai Beach Eco Resort Qamea Island
Maqai Beach Eco Resort Hotel Qamea Island

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

What a wonderful eco resort - fantastic home cooked fresh meals , happy fun and extremely friendly staff. A relaxing , casual resort that gives you that true home away from home . Brilliant bures right on the beach , you go to sleep with the sound of the ocean . Yummy breakfast in the mornings - served looking out over the water . Massages that were truly wonderful , relaxing and soothing. In an open Bure overlooking the ocean , our massages were very special . Our boys had surfing lessons , went in some of the best dives ever - and together as a family . Limited wifi makes a holiday even more special - as you truly get away from it all . All the staff make you feel welcome - from the first welcome song , our beautiful meals , special cocktails , through to our good bye song. We miss everyone there - we think of you all everyday and hope we can all return . A relaxing , casual , happy , comfortable , beautifully remote island with some of the most beautiful, friendly staff we have ever met !!! Thank you , Vinaka from all the Graze family xxxx King Tom , Queen Ingrid , William and Christian
Tom&Ingrid, 10-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Our stay at Maqai on Qamea was the best part of our two week trip in Fiji. The beach is pristine, great surf, and the staff was very nice. We loved Suki and the overall vibe of the resort. The food was delicious, the jungle trek was fun, and the snorkeling rivals the Rainbow Reef. Thank you for such a great stay!
Eva, 4-night romance trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Basic, beautiful beach accommodation
If resorts aren't your thing then this hotel is for you. It is pretty remote and this should guide your expectations. The chef does manage to cook delicious dinners that are shared amongst all the guests. Breakfast could do with some improvement, especially the coffee. It isn't your typical Fiji lagoon. I went on a guided snorkelling trip with the hotel. The gear was good and so was our guide but if you want to take part in the activities you should be confident in the water, including the open ocean.
Anna, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely perfect. I’m craving for more. The good was unexpectedly amazing creative dynamic!
4-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Tropical idyll not to be missed
Our stay at the Maqai Eco Resort was by far the highlight of our wonderful holiday in Fiji. We were looking for a resort with 'bure' right on the beach and we got exactly that at Maqai. We slept soundly for the first time since arriving in Fiji, the sound of crashing waves working their magic. The staff and owner Angela were immensely welcoming and created an attentive yet laid-back atmosphere. We loved the communal dining/lounge where we got to know the other guests and had a lot of fun playing new and familiar games. The food was simply delicious and we looked forward to every meal. The beach alongside the resort is stunning - picture postcard tropical bliss, with busy hermit crabs everywhere. Gardens at the back were a real draw for the local birds and our only regret was not spending longer trying to spot the orange doves which come by every day (we subsequently went to extraordinary lengths to find one in Taveuni, not realising who elusive they can be!). We took a day-long snorkelling trip and enjoyed the ride and beautiful fish, coral and the very luck spot of two rays, one enormous so presumably a mantaray. Although perhaps our favourite creature of all was Suki, the super friendly dog who kept us company throughout our stay. All-in-all, excellent quality and great value for money. A lovely stay which ended far too soon.
Theresa, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful Escape From Reality
This resort is definitely off the beaten path. It is absolutely gorgeous! Everything was picturesque. From the white sand beaches to the perfectly clear blue water. The room was small, but very clean and comfortable. I would recommend taking a portable fan for additional air flow at night during the summer. The staff was overly gracious! They went above and beyond any and all expectations. The food was incredible...especially the desserts! The staff generously offered to take us on excursions to Taveuni ( a short boat ride away). I cannot put in to words how wonderful the entire staff was to us! You really must check it out for yourself!
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Just Perfect
Escape from it all and truly let go. The most wonderful haven, do as little or as much as you want and be surrounded by warm and loving people in a stunning setting.
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

Missed potential goes horribly wrong
The resort is an interesting concept which is being badly managed and therefore disappointing people. Very basic accommodation, together with remoteness and sandy floored buildings make for a kind of full service camping experience. However hidden costs, undisclosed details and bad management more or less conspired to ruin the trip. 1. The meal plan and transfers are expensive, and not included in the cost, so it is alot more expensive than it appears. 2. You cannot snorkel off the beach or go anywhere without a guide, and even if you are willing to pay you need a minimum number of people, so I only managed to go snorkling once by tagging along with the surfers, so I didn't really get to swim or snorkel - which was the whole point of the trip. 3. It is small and you cannot walk around very easily or go anywhere, apart from one short walk around the back of the property. 4. I didn't get the transfers I paid for - the hotel management were bothered by the decision of their captain to drop off staff and pick up some other travellers for cash en route between Taveuni and Qamea Islands for cash. They decided to blame me and when I arrived at the port the driver who was supposed to take me to the airport told me I would have to walk instead, even though I had paid for the transfer and was in the middle of nowhere. I had injured my hand that day and had to have a number of objects surgically removed, so I couldn't carry my bags and it was really stressful.
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Facilities: Basic; Value: Economical; Service: Friendly;
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Facilities: Good; Value: Fantastic; Service: Amazingly friendly staff;
Verified Wotif guest review